The Stars Just Up the Street By Sue Soltis & Christine Davenier

Back of Book:  Mabel loves stars. She counts five from her window and thirty-seven from her backyard. But her grandfather tells her that, as a child, he could see thousands. Could it be true? Mabel climbs a hill looking for more stars — only to discover that the glow from the nearby town makes them hard toContinue reading “The Stars Just Up the Street By Sue Soltis & Christine Davenier”

Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars By Richard Ho

Back of Book: Mars has a visitor It likes to roam…observe…measure and collect. It explores the red landscape crossing plains, climbing hills, and tracing the bottoms of craters―in search of water and life. It is not the first to visit Mars. It will not be the last. But it might be the most curious. MyContinue reading “Red Rover: Curiosity on Mars By Richard Ho”

Go for the Moon: A Rocket, a Boy, and the First Moon Landing by Chris Gall

Back of Book: The Apollo 11 astronauts have prepared carefully for their attempt to be the first men to land on the moon. The young narrator of this book has prepared carefully, too: he explains the design of the spacecraft, the flight from the earth to the moon, and the drama of touching down–while shadowingContinue reading “Go for the Moon: A Rocket, a Boy, and the First Moon Landing by Chris Gall”

Moth by Isabel Thomas

Back of Book: Powerful and visually spectacular, Moth is the remarkable evolution story that captures the struggle of animal survival against the background of an evolving human world. My Review: I received a copy of this picture book from Bloomsbury Press in exchange for an honest review. I was absolutely captivated by this stunning lyricalContinue reading “Moth by Isabel Thomas”

Cece Loves Science and Adventure by Kimberly Derting & Shelli R. Johannes

Back of Book: Cece loves being an Adventure Girl almost as much as she loves science, which is why she can’t wait for her troop’s camping trip. Nature is full of science for Cece to explore! Along with her friends, her mom, and her dog, Einstein, Cece learns how to pitch a tent, set upContinue reading “Cece Loves Science and Adventure by Kimberly Derting & Shelli R. Johannes”

Moon’s First Friend Susanna Leonard Hill

Back of Book: From high up in the sky, the Moon has spent her whole life watching Earth and hoping for someone to visit. Dinosaurs roam, pyramids are built, and boats are made, but still, no one comes. Will friends ever come to visit her? Commemorate the extraordinary Apollo 11 spaceflight mission with this heartwarmingContinue reading “Moon’s First Friend Susanna Leonard Hill”

The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon: The True Story of Alan Bean By Dean Robbins

Back of Book: As a boy, Alan wanted to fly planes. As a young Navy pilot, Alan wished he could paint the view from the cockpit. So he took an art class to learn patterns and forms. But no class could prepare him for the beauty of the lunar surface some 240,000 miles from Earth.Continue reading “The Astronaut Who Painted the Moon: The True Story of Alan Bean By Dean Robbins”

Nova the Star Eater by Lindsay Leslie

Back of Book: Nova has a big appetite for stars, so when she decides to gobble up Earth’s Sun, panic erupts around the globe. Earth needs its Sun to survive! How will it get it back from Nova? One bright little girl just might have a solution. My Review: I received a copy of thisContinue reading “Nova the Star Eater by Lindsay Leslie”